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People, may 23, 1960

A half-century after Rough Rider Theodore Roosevelt made a year-long safari through Kenya and Uganda, Teddy's grandson Kermit, 44, a vice president of Gulf Oil...

New Faces: Packaged Tomato

There is a tomato famine in the land. So much time has passed since Hollywood last turned up a really luscious girl that even casting directors are reading...

Milestones: Dec. 7, 1970

Born. To Alan Bates, 36, handsome star of Georgy Girl, The Fixer and Women in Love, currently playing Hamlet at the Nottingham Playhouse, and Victoria Bates,...

New Administration: Open Mind

For a while, the chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission seemed to be the most unpopular top-level job in Washington: the AEC chairman must not only...

Milestones, Feb. 12, 1973

Died. Jack MacGowran, 54, Irish actor who, while moving from meager bit parts in Dublin's Abbey Theater to meaty roles in television, stage and film (as the...

Letters: Jan. 20, 1961

Men of the Year Sir: How striking is the similarity between your Men of the Year (1960), the modern scientists, and the early Greek philosophers of 2,500...

Milestones, Aug. 21, 1972

Married. Arabella Churchill, 22, granddaughter of Sir Winston, and occasional charity fund raiser; and James Barton, 23, Scottish schoolteacher; both for the...

Science: Proving the Past

Archaeology once appeared to be the domain of science fictioneers. The digger merely seemed to exercise his imagination in reverse. Instead of forecasting the...

Science: The Moth's Allure

One of nature's most baffling phenomena has been the extraordinary power of female moths to attract mates over long distances. In one experiment, a female...

Science: The Feynman Awards

In the tight little world of U.S. science, Caltech's Richard P. Feynman, 42, is almost as famed for far-out humor as for his professional accomplishments. One...

Milestones: Mar. 1, 1968

Died. 2nd Lieut. Richard W. Pershing, 24, grandson of World War 1's General of the Armies John J. ("Black Jack") Pershing; of combat wounds; near Quang Tri,...

Milestones: Feb. 7, 1969

Married. Alan Paton, 66, South African author and outspoken critic of his nation's apartheid policies (Cry the Beloved Country); and Anne Hopkins, 41, his...

Milestones: Sep. 29, 1967

Born. To Princess Joan of Luxembourg, 32, younger daughter of former Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon, and Prince Charles, younger brother of Grand Duke...

Books: Short Notices: Mar. 18, 1966

MY BROTHER BRENDAN by Dominic Behan. 159 pages. Simon & Schuster. $4.50. The late Irish playwright Brendan Behan (The Hostage) and his younger, less...

Milestones: Apr. 9, 1965

Born. To Stefania Sandrelli, 20, sylphlike innocent angel of Seduced and Abandoned; and a lover whom she refuses to identify: a daughter; in Lausanne,...

Education: Catch for Chicago

When the University of Chicago's Chancellor Lawrence A. Kimpton submitted his resignation last March, a mighty talent hunt gripped the Midway. Out went letters...

Medicine: The Ultimate Parasite

(See Cover) The millions of invaders are borne in by air or water. Judged by the ordinary signs of life—growth, motion, the need for food—they are dead. One...

Education: Science at Oxbridge

The London Times feared that the upstart invasion might unbalance the ancient fortress of classical learning, and one frosty don complained that another...

Letters, may 25, 1959

The Tarheel State Sir: Like other enthusiastic Tarheels, I was greatly pleased with your May 4 article recognizing North Carolina's leadership in the South...

A Letter From The Publisher: Jul. 17, 1964

THE civil rights issue was close to the top of the news almost every place one looked in the U.S. last week—in Washington, throughout the South, and amid the...